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Why First Time Elk Hunters Should Go With a Guide

Why First Time Elk Hunters Should Go With a Guide

Are you novice hunter thinking about going for an elk hunt in Colorado? If so, you may be wondering whether it’s better to plan and embark on the hunt yourself, or to go with an experienced guide.

Here are a couple of reasons why you should consider going with a guide on your first elk hunting trip in Colorado:

Hunting With a Guide is an Education

An experienced guide will make you a better hunter. A novice, inexperienced hunter is unlikely to know the tricks of the trade, and may not know how to put himself or herself in the best positions for success. By going with a guide, you get an education of what the best hunters in the land do to find success. Plus, it increases your odds of leaving with a trophy and freezer full of delicious elk meat!

Sit Back, Relax and Enjoy the Beauty of Nature and Hunting!

You can just relax and enjoy the experience. When you go on your own hunt, you have to set the itinerary and iron out every last detail. With a guide, you can just let him or her lead you, and you can relax and enjoy the outdoor getaway and the scenic beauty of nature. All you have to worry about is having fun, and stopping to “smell the roses” as you enjoy the inimitable experience of hunting for elk in the beautiful outdoors of Colorado.

Samuelsson Outfitters has been taking hunters of all experience levels on guided elk hunts in Colorado for years. To learn more about the benefits of planning a trip with us, contact us today.

Things to Consider When Planning a Hunting Trip

Things to Consider When Planning a Hunting Trip

Planning a hunting trip involves a lot of things, from who you’re going with to what to bring. Many hunters choose to hunt with an outfitter/guide like Samuelson Outfitters because they appreciate the camaraderie and guidance for their “big hunt.” Here are 7 quick tips for planning a hunting trip. 1) Ask your guide aheadContinue Reading

Even Experienced Hunters Can Benefit From Hunting With a Guide

Even Experienced Hunters Can Benefit From Hunting With a Guide

Experienced hunters don’t often think of hunting with a guide. After all, they’re experienced, so they feel they don’t need any help out on the land. However, even experienced hunters can benefit from hunting with a guide from Samuelson Outfitters. Consider priorities. Do you want to go alone and hope for the best? Or doContinue Reading

Tips for Cooking Venison

Venison is the meat of a deer. Like beef, it can be categorized into specific cuts, including roast, sirloin, and ribs. To cook venison, both dry-heat and moist-heat methods work well. For higher-quality cuts (loins, rumps) dry-heat is best, while lesser-quality cuts do well with moist-heat cooking methods to make things such as stews andContinue Reading

The Safety of Hunters is Always Paramount

In a world where people are becoming increasingly vain and the trend is to take “selfies” using smartphones, one of the nice things about hunting as a hobby or sport is that it encourages a sense of camaraderie. Hunters tend to look out for one another, and that’s a very good thing. Not only isContinue Reading

How to Stay Safe When Hunting This Fall

If you’re a hunter or you’re going on a hunting trip with someone, there are some hunting safety tips to keep in mind. First, check the weather report before you go out on the land. It’s better to delay a hunting trip if the weather is going to be terribly stormy with miserable rain and/orContinue Reading

Few Things Are More Enjoyable than a “Guy’s Trip”

It is common for men to go on a “guy’s trip” once or even several times each year. Why do so many men enjoy these trips? There are several benefits of a planning a guy’s trip with friends. A guy’s trip provides an opportunity to reconnect with friends. Families, careers, and other responsibilities often makeContinue Reading

How to Stay Warm While Hunting in the Woods

Hunting season means being outdoors all day in weather that is often cold or damp. Staying warm while in the field is important for both comfort and safety. These tips will help you stay warm while hunting in the woods this season. Stay active It is usually easy to stay warm while walking into aContinue Reading

Evidence Shows Hunting in Colorado Helps Our State

Evidence Shows Hunting in Colorado Helps Our State

Whether you’ve been hunting in Colorado for years or you’re just getting started, you may not realize all of the ways the activity actually benefits the state itself. Hunting can be an incredibly rewarding experience, especially when you become skilled at it! In addition to all of the person benefits of hunting, the following areContinue Reading

Tips for Saving Money for a Special Vacation

Tips for Saving Money for a Special Vacation

Whether you want to take a hunting trip with your friends, a family vacation to an exciting new place, or simply want to “getaway” from the monotony of everyday a life, a vacation is often exactly what the doctor ordered. However, unless you have a seemingly unlimited disposable income, trying to figure out the financial aspectsContinue Reading